New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.
Philip Pardey discusses the importance of collaboration between national research systems and CGIAR, and why investment in agricultural research and development is needed now more than ever.
As the world becomes increasingly digital, the international agricultural research-for-development sector needs to keep up.
The testing and learning platform is working to tackle issues from adulterated seeds to crop residue burning.
Tunisia-based Septoria phenotyping platform plays critical role in identifying sources of resistance to the disease.
CIMMYT’s historic Toluca station will host a new rapid generation advancement and speed breeding facility to accelerate genetic gains in wheat.
New study presents a typology of women’s decision-making in wheat in India.
The introduction of mung bean has transformed rice-wheat food systems in Nepal and has been one of the major successes of the Agronomy and Seed Scaling project.
New analysis shows benefits of conservation agriculture to crop performance, water efficiency and climate action in South Asia.
Entomologist and CIMMYT partner Mike Smith explains the importance of documenting the economic value of crop pest research.
Experts share their insights on the link between biodiversity loss and emerging infectious diseases.
Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.
Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.
Although farmers have been battling pests and diseases since the dawn of agriculture, experts warn that climate change could accelerate or expand their spread.
New publications: Optimum nitrogen fertilizer rates for rice and wheat in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of IndiaClimate adaptation and mitigation
The results of the study will allow farmers to get the best crop yields while saving money and reducing harmful nitrous oxide emissions.